W4CY 12/12/2019 W4VET 12/15/2019

Our first guest is Rod Griffin, Director of Consumer Education for Experian, will  share the newest survey findings, offer tips for avoiding holiday money mistakes, and discuss how consumers can take steps now to improve their financial and credit health in 2020.

Rod Griffin is Director of Consumer Education for Experian. He has been responsible for Experian’s national consumer education programs and outreach on credit reporting, credit scoring and identity theft for more than 20 years. He represents Experian on the JumpStart Coalition for Financial Education Board of Directors and has a Fair Credit Reporting Act certification from the Consumer Data Industry Association. For more information go to Experian.com 


Our next guest is AJ Barkley is the Neighborhood Lending Executive for Bank of America, responsible for identifying opportunities to drive successful home-ownership among low- to moderate-income borrowers, undeserved communities, and multicultural borrowers across the economic spectrum. Bank of America offers grants to make Home-ownership more affordable AJ Barkley will discuss how qualified Buyers can receive as much as $17,500 to help them purchase a home .



Dr. David Aron, Director, Clinical Program Research & Education, Cleveland VA Medical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, will discuss the exciting advances in VA research on the topic of Diabetes research and all the new scientific discoveries from within the VA, as well as the multitude of research that takes place at VA medical centers across the country.  Research results and advances greatly impact the treatment and prevention of diabetes and disabilities, not only for Veterans, but all Americans.  For more information please visit: www.research.va.gov


Sri Reddy, Senior Vice President, Retirement and Income Solutions at Principal, will discuss the results of the survey and how the New Year is the perfect time to establish new and effective financial goals. He will also share tips on how to manage your holiday spending and give a sneak peek at how consumers are feeling as we look toward 2020. For more information, please visit: www.principal.com







Fairfax Channel 36 12/09/2019 8:00 AM ET

Karen Sokolf Javitch, Award-winning songwriter,  is our guest today she will discuss :Why do so many people hate President Trump? That is the question that Karen Javitch asks in her new song, “Why Do So Many People Love or Hate President Trump?”Link to humorous song (available to post to social media): Music video: https://youtu.be/Jxe6QtOJyQU  Audio only: http://tinyurl.com/lovehatetrump  In the song she sings about all the things that Trump has done as our president. America is in a good state and Karen Javitch wants her fellow Americans to realize that. Karen’s diverse creations include songs about exercising, celebrities, holidays, political figures, babies, children, math, patriotism, love and family.

Besides Karen’s 15 albums, she has co-written 4 musicals and was the creator and co-host of a popular Omaha radio show, “It’s the Beat.” Her musicals include “Princess Diana the Musical,” “From Generation to Generation,” and “Love at the Café.”  These shows have been performed in many cities in the United States. In addition, Ms. Javitch has raised over $350,000 for national and local charities with her original music.  Her music may be found on her website at: https://jmrproductions.com/


Our next guest is Josh White, Executive Director of Producer Education for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff. Josh will discuss  the beef industry’s animal care practices and help educate your listeners about how beef is responsibly raised. The Beef Quality Assurance Program is a comprehensive management program that incorporates responsible production practices in all phases of raising beef cattle. More than 85% of the beef supply in the U.S. comes from farms and ranches that adhere to BQA standards and guidelines, and this number continues to increase. For more information, visit: www.BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com


WWLN1080AM /WDZY1290AM /103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM/WBRI1500 AM&WBRI 96.7 FM 12/07/2019

Our first guest is Kirk Saville, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications at BJ’s Wholesale Club, a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. He also serves as the Executive Director of the BJ’s Charitable Foundation. Kirk  discusses ways that BJ’s help feed the cause. Kirk discusses how some companies are putting their money where their mouth is, by donating to organizations that help feed the hungry, and even helping their customers. His company offered during Thanksgiving  by offering free turkeys to members, and also helping provide 250,000 meals to people in need in partnership with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. Kirk will also share ideas on why it’s important to give back, and how one company is helping make the holidays just a little brighter for their communities. For more information go to https://www.bjs.com/


Cody Catalena,Vice President and General Manager of Viasat’s Global Business Solutions. Mr.  Catalena  discusses how high-speed and reliable internet connectivity correlates with a successful business. He will also discuss how satellite internet can help businesses ensure they are always able to remain connected. Business continuity isn’t a product to be bought: it’s a mindset; a dedication to keep the lights on, to keep customers satisfied, and to take care of employees through any challenge. For more information, please visit: www.viasat.com


Kirk Langley regional Vice President with Discount Tire covering the Minnesota region. Our subject today is:  “Learn The Importance Of Upgrading Your All-Season Tires For Winter Tires And How It Will Keep You Safe On The Road “. Kirk Langley will discuss why it’s important to turn over your all-season tires for winter tires. Kirk will also share winter tire and road safety tips to keep you safe when hitting the road. Before we know it, the winter chill will be here and it’s important to know how to tackle those chilly days safely and with ease. With snowfall and rain resulting in black ice, even walking outside can be hazardous. On the road, it’s especially dangerous. For more information, please visit: www.discounttire.com